Voicing lived experience...Generating mental health wellness through community, policy, training and peer support
at “MA Peer Professional Workforce Development Guidelines” Transcom
Featuring a 2 page introduction to
who the mental health and substance use peer workforce includes, what makes peer worker unique and the importance of mutually, ethics and supervision.
Includes charts outlining stages of development and training for the workforce in Massachusetts.
Thanks to everyone for your commitment and passion every day at the grassroots and at our celebration June 4, 2015.
Special appreciation to keynote speaker Congressman Barney Frank and to our award winners:
Ally Award to State Representative Ruth Balser
Ox Award to Marina Colonas
Inspirational Journey Awards to Robert Ortiz, Caroline White and Zoebeida Madrero.
Save the Date! May 13, 2015 “Celebrating the Young Adult Mental Health Workforce” Holiday Inn, Marlboro, MA Register by May 6.
April 15 new deadline to apply for the Deaf Certified Peer Support Specialist training Application PDF and Word
Information about the training May 4-9, 2015 on
The Deaf CPSS Training is for people who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or deaf blind who have had a mental health diagnosis or serious emotional suffering or crisis that has disrupted their life. A CPSS student has figured out how to care for themselves and uses resources and supports to have a good life. The training teaches people how to use that experience to support others who are struggling.
Features Recovery Learning Community rally and advocacy to protect the budget.
refreshed with new resources and more ways to share ideas and information. SpeakingofHope.org
Fall 2014 newsletter published Including Asian-American Peers. Previous issues in archive.
Information and tools to sort out new healthcare choices if you have both MassHealth AND Medicare.